By Nicholas Ojo
A Labour Party Women leader in Kaduna State, Mrs. Victoria Chintex, has been shot dead by gunmen.
It was learnt that she died on Monday after gunmen invaded her residence in Kaura Local Government Area in Southern Kaduna.
Chintex’s husband was said to have sustained injuries in the attack and is currently receiving treatment at a medical facility.
The Party’s Publicity Secretary in Southern Kaduna Senatorial Zone, Edward Buju, made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday.
The statement read, “The Southern Kaduna (Zone 3) Labour Party commiserates with the party chairman and his excos in Kaura local government area, over the untimely demise of our mother and sister, Mrs Victoria Chintex, woman leader, Kaura local government who was killed yesterday (Monday) by some unknown gunmen in her residence in Kaura.
“More so, as we await the burial plans by the family, the Zone 3 Labour Party will make support to her family.
“On behalf of our presidential candidate, Peter Obi; our gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna state, Jonathan Asake; the party senatorial candidate for Southern Kaduna zone, Mike Auta, we call on the people of Kaura LGA, to be law abiding as vengeance is of the Lord.”